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All,

I've got the freshly-painted 351C block back in my freshly-painted engine compartment, and now I'm just doing some tweaking.

I put the distributor in on Monday night, and have been trying to organize the plug wires off of the cap so they have a clean, organized look. So far, I haven't been able to get it "just right" (hard to explain - I'll know it when I see it). Can anyone here give me some suggestion on what they did? I've seen some nice pics, so I'd welcome any input. I'd like to keep non-stock looms to a minimum if at all possible.

Thanks in advance!
 

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Well...I suppose this certainly qualifies as non stock looms ;)

But I ran several of my wires right across the top of the cap to get them to pop out lined up for running the wires 4 spaced around the front of the motor and then down the sides just above the valve covers:

http://www.dodgestang.com/images/65MUS148.jpg
 

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Here's an idea borrowed from the late-model 5.0 guys. Looks OEM, because it is!!!

Valvecover Studs
Plug Wire Holders
Distributor Cover

Under $40 using new parts, or you can find all the parts VERY easily in a salvage yard - lots of late models use them. Produces a very clean routing around the front of the V/C's with 4 wires "stacked vertically"... Will work on any 289/302/351 (even the 351c ;))
http://www.mustanggt.org/8793eng.jpg
 

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You would of thunk the engineers at Ford would have made the firing order such that the wires ran nice and parallel right from the dizzy! Form and fit over function, ya know?! What were they thinking???? ::
 
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